This definitive resource explains how environmental laws affect all types of real estate transactions and how to protect yourself. Revised, updated and expanded this edition features essential information on federal and state Superfund Laws for the cleanup of hazardous wastes; wetlands regulations; appraisal and valuation of environmentally impaired real estate; negotiated contractual protections; personal liability of corporate officers, directors, shareholders and successors; lender liability and much more. Includes a detailed glossary of environmental acronyms plus a step-by-step outline of how to minimize liability in real estate transactions.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Companies, The|
|Edition description:||2nd ed|
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AFFECTING REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS.
Federal and State Superfund Laws.
Superfund Cost Recovery Liens and Superliens.
Other Disclosure and Reporting Laws.
Land Use Restrictions and Building Permit Requirements.
Common Law Liability.
THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS ON REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS.
Sellers and Buyers.
Lenders and Lender Liability.
Appraisal and Valuation of Environmentally Impaired Real Estate.
PROTECTIONS AGAINST ENVIRONMENTAL LIABILITY.
Negotiated Contractual Protections.
Additional Protections for Lenders.
Expert and Legal Opinions.
Glossary of Selected Environmental Acronyms.